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USDOT Solicits Applications for $906M in FY20 INFRA Grants by Feb. 25

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced this week that the available amount of competitive INFRA grant funding for fiscal year...

The FY20 Budget: Highway Trust Fund Assumptions

March 19, 2019 The details of the President's budget proposal for fiscal 2020 make it clear that, if the Trump Administration has a...

White House Says $200B for Infrastructure Plan Excludes Surface Transportation Reauthorization

March 15, 2019 As part of its limited fiscal 2020 budget rollout this week, the White House once again proposed $200 billion in...

President’s FY20 Budget Cuts DOT Appropriations $4.8 Billion, Meets FAST Act HTF Spending Targets, Keeps $200B Infrastructure Placeholder

March 11, 2019  President Trump has released a fiscal year 2020 budget request today that calls for $84.1 billion in gross...

Infrastructure and Climate Change – Balancing Government Dollars vs Market-Based Solutions

March 1, 2019 On February 26, the full House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing entitled, “Examining How...

FHWA Nominee Enjoys Positive Reception at Confirmation Hearing

January 31, 2019 After more than two years without a Federal Highway Administrator, a confirmation hearing was held on Tuesday for...

How Much Money Would a Gas Tax Increase Raise?

January 31, 2019 This week's release of the annual Budget and Economic Outlook by the Congressional Budget Office also included...

CBO Issues Update of Highway Trust Fund Forecast

January 28, 2019 Earlier today, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released its annual Budget and Economic Outlook, this...

White House Considering 10+ Year Surface Transportation Reauthorization

January 18, 2019 As Reuters first reported, high-level meetings were held at the White House this week to discuss infrastructure,...

FY 2019 USDOT Appropriations Conference Agreement (Jan. 17 2019) Tables

This document contains the following tables summarizing the fiscal 2019 transportation conference agreement filed in the House as H.R....

House to Move Last Year’s Bipartisan Appropriations Agreements Next Week

January 17, 2019 House Democrats, in yet another attempt to force members to vote on a different way to end the ongoing federal...

FMCSA Issues Order Preempting California State Law on Trucker Meal/Rest Breaks

December 21, 2018 At 5:15 p.m. today – the Friday before Christmas – the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced...

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